Category Archives: Flounces

1955. Venetian Gros Point Lace Flounces

Type: Venetian Gros Point Purposes: Flounce x 2 Date: 1650-1700 Colour: natural Width: (a) 18cms (b) 18cms Length: (a) 181cms (b) 172cms Notes: It is apparent that these two pieces may have been joined at one time probably around 1840 for court … Continue reading

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1952. Brussels Point de Gaze Needlepoint Lace Flounce

Type: Brussels Point de Gaze needlepoint Purpose: Flounce Date: 1850-1900 Colour: natural Width: 16cms Length: 40cms Notes: Worn as overlay on enormous busles – August 1871 -Latest Paris fashion per Young Ladies Journal for that year. Dating of 1850-1900 based … Continue reading

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1862. Milanese bobbin tape lace and needlepoint flounce

Type: Milanese bobbin and needlepoint Purpose: Flounce Date: 1650-1700 Colour: natural Width: 22cms Length: 320cms Notes: This piece has “come alive” since it has been washed. The headside and footside are additional bobbin edgings but contemporary. The flounce appears to … Continue reading

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1842. Eastern European bobbin lace flounce

Type: Eastern European Purpose: Flounce Date: 1700-1800 Colour: white Width: 21cms Length: 82cms Notes: Vermicelli design. Possibly Hungarian or Czech? The pattern repeat is at 30cms. Catalogue no: 672

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1824. Belgian Bobbin lace collar

Type: Belgian Purpose: Original Flounce but now collar Date: 1890-1900 Colour: white Width: 19cms Length: 39cms Notes: Cut down to construct a top for a wedding dress. Before cutting and gathering – and net backing removed rear opening and section … Continue reading

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1611. Brussels Mixed Bobbin and Point de Gaze lace Flounce

Type: Brussels Mixed Bobbin and Point de Gaze Purpose: Flounce Date: 1880-1890 Colour: white Width: 16cms Length: 184cms Notes: The pattern repeat is at 17cms. Cotton Catalogue no: 1158  

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1576. Bucks Point bobbin lace Flounce

Type: Bucks Point Purpose: flounce Date: 1810-1820 Colour: natural Width: 16cms Length: 23cms Notes: The base is gently scalloped. See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Plate 223(b) Catalogue no: 1736

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1501. French Tambour on machined net flounce

Type: French Tambour on machined net Purpose: flounce Date: 1850-1860 Colour: natural Width: 50cms Length: 100cms Notes: The design fills the full depth and the base is gently curving. The fashion style suggests 1850-1860, when skirts were at their widest. See … Continue reading

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1466. Brussels bobbin lace Flounce

Type: Brussels Purpose: Flounce Date: ?  Colour: white Width: 10cms Length: 133cms Notes: The pattern repeat is at 50cms Catalogue no: 2354                

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1449. Milanese bobbin lace Flounce

Type: Milanese Purpose: flounce Date: 1680-1720 Colour: natural Width: 63cms Length: 250cms Notes: There is also a second length of 63cms x 139 cms. The pattern repeat is at 68cms. Catalogue no: 138   along top of design 1   … Continue reading

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